Takers and Makers: Who are the Real Value Creators?

Takers and Makers: Who are the Real Value Creators?
Mariana Mazzucato
Level: advanced
Evonomics, 2018
Topic: Alternatives to GDP, mainstream critique, methodology, social ecological transformation, social movements & transformation
Format: Blog
Link: https://evonomics.com/value-of-everything-mariana-mazzucato/

In her short contribution, the author questions how the value of goods and services is shaped in current neoclassical teaching. She criticizes the principle of pricing based on marginal income. She discusses what can be called wealth generating, what kind of wealth we need and points out a lack of a value theory.

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